NOT A DIME’S WORTH OF DIFFERENCE

Kevin Drum points to yet another example, Kit Bond and new EPA regulations, of ostensible states’ rights Republicans legislating matters that impact only one state. I get that legislators have different functions than political philosophers, in this representing the interests of a district, but it is indeed a frustrating phenomenon.

FILED UNDER: US Politics
James Joyner
About James Joyner
James Joyner is a Security Studies professor at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.